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Freight Management eBooks & White Papers

Trans-solutions consultants regularly write articles and speak at industry conferences on the subjects of freight management and parcel management, in addition to supply chain design and optimization. Please download our free content on contact us about how we can help you create efficiency in your transportation model.

Practical, Affordable Network Optimization

Practical - Affordable - Network - Modeling

Network modeling does not have to break the bank and take many months to complete. Learn how a more practical approach can tell you exactly what you need to know. You will discover:

  • The downside of comprehensive supply chain optimization studies
  • Matching strategic challenges with the right modeling approach
  • A $24 million error: Strategic network optimization gone wrong
  • Steps in executing a practical, affordable network modeling project

Transportation Audits Can Deliver Huge Savings

The Value of Transportation Audits

Learn how investing a little time and money to assess your current freight management operation can generate six- and seven-figure savings. You will discover:

  • The importance of regular check-ups
  • Why what you don’t know can hurt you
  • What a good transportation audit includes
  • The right partner is key

Freight Rate Negotiation: Five Things Carriers Don’t Want You to Know

Freight Rate Negotiation - Five Things Carriers Don’t Want You to Know

Get Inside Information to arm yourself for successful carrier negotiations. You’ll learn:

  • Why a change in discount may not mean a lower shipping costs
  • How shorter term deals can reduce your costs
  • Why bundling all your spend with one provider will NOT get you better pricing

Freight Invoice Auditing and Payment: An Industry Primer

Freight Invoicing and Auditing

Learn past, present and future practices in this industry. Get tips on how to maximize your savings from audits. You’ll learn:

  • Why it pays to work with an audit specialist in different freight modes
  • The importance of the “audit rationale ratio.”